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Egypt’s FM Shoukry meets former Lebanese premiers Saad al Hariri, Fouad Siniora, Tammam Salam

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 06:03 GMT

Egypt’s FM Shoukry meets former Lebanese premiers Saad al Hariri, Fouad Siniora, Tammam Salam

Shoukry visits Egyptian field hospital in Beirut, says 'accumulations led to suffering in Lebanon'

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 11:46 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry visited on Tuesday the Egyptian field hospital in Beirut, where he was given full explanation of the healthcare services it provides it the Lebanese people at this troubled time.

Egyptian FM Sameh Shoukry in Beirut to show solidarity after port explosions

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 09:10 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Beirut Tuesday to show solidarity after Lebanon’s devastating port explosions.

Lebanon's Aoun accepts cabinet's resignation

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 07:14 GMT

The Lebanese President Michel Aoun accepted Monday the resignation of the cabinet headed by Prime Minister Hasan Diab amid rising public anger over the explosion that took place in Beirut Tuesday leaving more than 200 people dead.

In Pics: Third Egyptian aid plane arrives in Beirut

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 09:38 GMT

The plane, which was received by Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon Yasser Alawi, was carrying 14 tons of medicines and wheat to cover the country's local needs.

Lebanese call for an uprising after protests rocked Beirut

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Some Lebanese called on Sunday for a sustained uprising to topple their leaders amid public fury over this week’s devastating explosion in Beirut.

Ammonium nitrate shipment standing behind Beirut Port explosion ordered by Mozambican firm

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 10:38 GMT

The firm pointed out that it ordered the shipment seven years ago from Georgia and that it was never delivered as it was confiscated in Beirut port.

Lebanon's Kataeb Party says its three MPs resigning from parliament

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 11:47 GMT

The decision was announced by party chief Samy Gemayel during the funeral of a leading member of the group who died in the catastrophic explosion at the port of Beirut on Tuesday, which destroyed parts of the Lebanese capital.

Bodies of 3 Egyptians who died in Beirut's blast reach hometown for burial

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 10:33 GMT

Earlier in the day, the three bodies arrived at Cairo Airport after all relevant procedures have been finalized by the Egyptian Embassy in Beirut.

Egypt forms working group to assess Lebanon's needs after tragic blast

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 01:55 GMT

Egypt government announced, Thursday forming a ministerial working group to assess the humanitarian needs of Lebanon at such tough time in the wake of the massive blast that hit the Lebanese capital's port.

3 ancient civilizations that thrived in Lebanon throughout the ages

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 02:24 GMT

The world is still living in great shock after the devastating blast that rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 4, leaving dozens of fatalities and hundreds wounded.

Beirut Port officials put under home arrest amid losses worth $15B

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 08:40 GMT

The death toll following a huge and deadly explosion in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut rose to 135.

3 Egyptians killed in Beirut Port explosion

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 04:01 GMT

Measures are taken to return the bodies.

Beirut blast damages ranges between $3B to $5B: Governor

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 10:52 GMT

Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud revealed, Wednesday, that the preliminary damages as a result of Beirut’s port blast ranges between $3 to $5 billion.

Egypt’s Sisi offers his Lebanese counterpart Aoun condolences for Beirut blast victims

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 09:09 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi Wednesday offered his condolences to Lebanese counterpart Michel Aoun over victims of an explosion that hit a port in Beirut.

2750 tons of Ammonium nitrate behind Beirut’s blast, Lebanese Presidency

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:28 GMT

An emergency meeting held by the Lebanese cabinet Tuesday following the massive blast that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut revealed that 2750 tons of Ammonium nitrate caused the tragic explosion.

Beirut’s blast death toll jumps to 73 killed, 3700 wounded

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 09:30 GMT

The death toll of the blast that rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut earlier on Tuesday has jumped to 73 killed and more than 3700 wounded, reported the Lebanese Ministry of Health.

Beirut’s explosion kills Secretary-General of Phalanges Party

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 07:17 GMT

The large blast that rocked Tuesday the Port area of the Lebanese capital Beirut has killed the Secretary-General of the Lebanese Phalanges Party Nizar Nigaryan and other 27 citizens, according to the Lebanese Health Ministry.

Egypt’s Sisi expresses his sincere condolences over Beirut’s blast

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 05:22 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al Sisi expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the Lebanon people over the huge blast that rocked Beirut’s port, Tuesday.

Ethiopia unrest death toll rises to 239

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 08:24 GMT

Protests and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group have claimed the lives of 239 people.

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